Greece struggles to resettle asylum-seekers after blaze

September 14, 2020

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A view of a newly constructed camp for asylum-seekers with dozens of rows of white tents and the Aegan Sea in the distance.

A view of the temporary camp for refugees and migrants near Mytilene, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Sept. 13, 2020.

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Petros Giannakouris/AP

The Greek government is working to resettle thousands of asylum-seekers displaced after a fire destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos. The fire was allegedly set by camp residents angry at coronavirus quarantine orders. And, China's Belt and Road initiative promises economic development to countries across the globe. But those deals aren't necessarily win-win — as is evident by the view from Kazakhstan. Also, musicians took to rooftops for a socially distant performance in Dresden, Germany.

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